Journal Article Social Insurance is Missing A Piece
Judith Feder
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Medicare and Medicaid partner in providing health insurance protection to older people and people with disabilities. But when the same people need help with long-term care, there's a gaping hole in insurance protection. This blog post, summarizing a longer piece, explains how policy has left this hole and argues that filling it requires recognition that addressing the unpredictable, potentially catastrophic need for long-term care requires a new investment in public social insurance.
Research Areas Health and health care Aging and retirement
Tags Medicaid and the Children’s Health Insurance Program  Disability and long-term care Medicare Long-term services and support
Policy Centers Health Policy Center